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CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:45am EST
reports on the impact that each navy made during the war, from union naval support of numerous battles, including vicksburg and new orleans to the confederates use of naval mines and the militaristic deployment of a submarine. it's a little under an hour. >> good evening, everyone. last time we met here on this very stage to talk about the civil war, jim, you are looking to finishing touches on your new book. you are preparing your publication as well. now i have to do this the way they do it on the talk shows. now, james mcpherson "war on the waters" and craig, the civil war at sea, very handsomely done, are both out. that's good because we get to resume our -- we barely scratched the surface. let's get right to it because we spoke for an hour last time, we got to about january 1862. so i will assume you all know about 1861, and get to something that jim pointed out. that was rather interesting. is that 150 years ago this month, besides all the other things that were going on, the realization that lincoln had promulgated -- [inaudible] the union had commenced -- the tennessee cumberla
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >>> speaking of the weekend, it is a big football weekend here on wusa 9. you can watch the army-navy game saturday at 3:00 followed by "game on" at 7:00. on sunday the redskins ravens showdown 1:00 p.m. stay tuned for a complete game wrap-up and analysis. "game on" live from fedexfield. >>> here's tonight's fact from face the fact usa.ormingt there's no law to keep americans who qualify from receiving both unemployment compensation and disability insurance. 117,000 people double dipped in 2010, and that cost the government $85 million in overlapping claims. with disability insurance benefits ton rise and the explosion in unemployment claims that came with the recession, there is an increased pressure for officials to reexamine those getting both the benefits. we'll be right back. >>> a new study out of the u.k. could change the way women everywhere are treated for breast cancer. british researchers have found taking the drug tamoxifen for a longer period of time could have big benefits. researchers suggest women taking tamoxifen for 10 years which is twice the current reel addition. they
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
headed into today's 113th week navy owned army beating them the last ten times in a row. for most of this game army was right on target in completing an about face in this series. cadets were leading navy 13-10. sinking but there's army missing a field goal that would have given them a 6-point cushion. that allowed them to navigate a -- their senior brandon turner with a nice 29-yard hookup. he told me he's getting ready to be a u.s. marine. very next play, there is keenan reynolds the freshman from tennessee, 8-yard touchdown. and then with about a minute left in the game it's a fumble. navy fumbles -- excuse me. army fumbles on the navy 14- yard line and they hold on for a 17-13 victory. 11 straight over army. wins the commander in chief trophy for having more overall wins in air force than army. less than 24 hours from now the pregame hype will be gone with the wind once the washington redskins host the baltimore ravens who happen to be the 2 and a half point underdogs. >> we've only lost three games so our t -- believe they're doing that and it
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
.c. ♪ . >> there you go. >> all right. don't forget it's a big football weekend here on wusa9. you can watch the army/navy game saturday at 3:00 followed by game on at 7:00. then on sunday the redskins ravens showdown. >> we should mention that we are streaming live on our website www.wusa9.com the entire pageant of peace ceremony. it's going on right now and tonight at 7:00 we'll have more on the actual tree lighting by the first family. >> good stuff. >>> we've been talking a lot about the weather here. a lot of people do go up to philadelphia for the army/navy game. temperatures are only in the mid-50s and a better chance of showers, a little better forecast here. let's start with a live look outside, our live weather cam brought to you by michael and  son. high was 44, 41 now, dew points in the low 20s, a little troubling, but more moisture will roll in and humidity will increase through the night, winds out of the southwest at 7 and the pressure is steady at 30.29 inches of mercury. here's a look at radar. mostly rain, back into southern west virginia and extreme southwestern virginia. it's going t
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
are from out of the state. >>> a robbery is about to be -- an army/navy game will pit future warriors against each other. kais live at tonight's proudy pep rally. >> reporter: it's a clash of military titans. the pep rally generated big hit heath in annapolis. >> reporter: the midshipmen are ready to do battle with their biggest rival, the u.s. military academy, army, which is located in new york. >> many of these guys will go out and serve. it's like brother against brother. >> reporter: this year's game will be played in philadelphia with but before that happens, they host their annual pep rally to pump up the team. they played more than stars and stripes. >> i can't wait to dominate army and have a final hoo-rah. >> it's exciting to go into the last army/navy game for our class. >> reporter: this will be the 113th meeting between the two teams. we continue an eyewitness news tradition for the pep rally, which explains this is a fire, this is fireworks, and this is fired up. [ cheering ] >> reporter: if you're keeping score, navy was won 56 of
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
weekend on wusa 9. watch the inarm-navy game, "game on" follows, then on sunday redskins versus ravens, the showdown at 1:00. stay tuned, we'll have a complete wrap-up, "game on" live from fedexfield. >>> the pressure to have a proper holiday celebration is weighing on a family who by no fault of their own has been left heart broken and in need of cheer. >> the unexpected death of the mom during childbirth has left her three dindz care of her friend. that friend is scrambling to make ends meet so she can save christmas for the entire family. ken molestina joins us with an emotional story. >> angela mackly out of hyattsville is fulfilling a promise she made to her best friend. she's raising her three children. now she's reaching out because she needs some help keeping that promise. >> when she passed away i felt it was like part of me that's gone. >> that night when she passed away, we just went to try to get the baby some stuff. >> the pain is still raw. their mother died in october soon after giving birth to her third child. >> they did an emergency c section, and after that she went
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am EST
, there's a little added incentive in the army-navy game. that's coming up in sports. >> average american woman buys 17 of these every year. is it a, pairs of shoes, b, bottles of wine, or c, a smartphone. >> this response was on our facebook fan page by jennifer. she wrote has to be a because i'm dead broke from spending money on all those sue -- those shoes. >> log on to our facebook fan page. we'll have the answer in about an hour or so in our 6:00 show. keep it here. u freedom a get cash bk. ♪ ♪ive percenon hotelsand air ♪h everybodconga lineok! ♪verybody g, evybody t! ♪ activa your cash backt ase.cofreedom. >>> it is 5:22. a colder, much colder air mass than what we've been dealing with the last few days now in place with temperatures in the 20s to mid-30s. we're looking at generally clear skies so that's a positive for today. the sun will be out and the winds relatively light. by 9:00 37 in town. still 32 in the shenandoah valley. let's go to lunch time. only 41 here. this afternoon we're looking at highs in the mid, possibly upper 40s. bundle up. mike and andrea, over yo
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
to throw. >> the army-navy game in philadelphia, joe biden on hand for the game. second quarter, army's trent steelman keeps it on the option and scores. that ties it at 7-7. army led 13-10 but here when the missed, keenan reynolds breaks free and scores giving navy a 17-13 lead. army on the navy 14-yard line trying for the winning score but the handoff is botched. navy recovers and the mids come away with a 17-13 victory to capture the commander-in-chief trophy. i'm greg toland. have a great sunday. >> a check of the seven-day forecast, temperatures hovering around 50 throughout the entire day. rain is in the forecast even for the big game at fedexfield so people need to wear rain gear. maybe thunderstorms monday evening but warm, mid 60's and cooling into the 40's and thankfully now i can try it. >> that's the finished product there. good job. >> thank you. these are all for the station. >> the crew will be descending soon. you said you prefer to do it like this because it's easier, you can cut them up. >> it's easier, stick it in the oven, 20 to 25 minutes on 350 and you just cut t
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
. the army and navy football game. kai jackson at the naval academy for a rowdy pep rally. >> the midshipmen located in annapolis are ready to do battle. their biggest battle, army. >> they're going to go out and serve and it's like brother against brother. >> this year's game will be play in philadelphia. before that happens they hold their annual pep rally while the navy band plays more than stars and stripes. >> i just can't wait to dominate army and have a final party. >> it's exciting going into the last army and navy game for our class. >> this will be the 113th meeting of the two teams. we have an eyewitness news tradition for the pep rally which explains this -- that this is a fire, this is fire works and this is fired up. mid shipment say the on thing more exciting than the pep rally will be the game itself and they can't wait for that to happen. >> if you think that was a big display of spirit, wait until you see the 113th army navy game which you can live on wjz 13 this saturday afternoon at 3:00. >>> that fire would have been a nice thing last night. >> oh, yeah, keep your hands
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
is meant to celebrate the holiday season and share the message of peace. the u.s. navy band, i think, just wrapping up here. sue palka is on the ellips tonight and, sue, normally, i would be asking you about the cold when you're outside like. this you have a celebration to talk about. >> reporter: we have a wonderful celebration already underway down here and i have to actual, the first family hasn't arrived yet. we can see the white house and the limos hind up. they apparently will be here in about 15 minutes, so we will be bringing you the tree lighting live when that happens. obviously, nothing it is going to happen until they get here, until fantastic entertainment already. behind me, we have the united states navy commodore band playing there, wonderful, and we had some entertainment since 4:30. weather is fantastic, sorry i have to bring up my own. i am so delighted that it's not windy. it makes it more pleasant than everyone to be out in this weather that is cooler than what we have had. and, will you believe there are about 20,000 people here and a lot more standing behind me. ever
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am EST
's got all day to throw. >> the army navy game in philadelphia, joe biden on hand for the game. trent steelman keeps it on the option and scores, tying the game at 7-7. army led 13-10 but here when the missed, keenan reynolds breaks free and scores giving navy a 17-13 lead. army on the navy 14-yard line trying for the winning score but the handoff is botched. navy recovers and the missed come away with a 17-13 victory to capture the commander-in-chief trophy. i'm greg toland. have a great sunday. >> and the time is 5:56, 49 degrees at b.w.i. marshall. here's a look ahead to our next hour of 11 news sunday morning. with the fiscal cliff looming, how will it affect holiday shopping? that story coming up. >> and the radar looks messy right now, heavier rain showers coming in from northern virginia. details in the insta-weather plus forecast. >> trackidy hits the dallas cowboys one day before they're scheduled to play the bengals. the latest on the arrest of one player and death of another. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11, live, local, late breaking. [captioning made possible by constellati
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
are listening to some beautiful holiday music right now being put on by the navy jazz band. before we got to hear the cast of jersey boys singing us a few holiday songs. there are about 3,000 people here in seats that won the lottery back in october to get these free seats for this event and 14,000 standing room only tickets were also given out for free. so we're expecting that we have about 15 to 20,000 people here right now to see this national tree lighting live, but, of course, you can watch at home right on 9 news now. we are about three or four minutes away from the actual tree lighting from what we've been told. the obama family will come out here and light up that beautiful tree that you can probably see behind me. if your familiar with the tree lighting ceremony -- you are familiar with the tree lighting ceremony, you might be seeing a different perspective than you normally see. we've got the tree behind us. we also have the white house right in line with the tree. so you have a much more spectacular view of that national tree this year than we usually have in years past. anothe
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
. >> thank you. >>> it is one of college football's greatest rivalries. you can see the 113th army navy game saturday afternoon at 3:00 live right here on wjz 13. >>> still to come on wjz eyewitness news at noon, why having kids may actually help people live longer. that story coming up in health watch. >> remember wjz is always on for you. we're following several stories on our website another this hour. for constant updates of all this day's news and that first warning weather forecast go to wjz.com. >>> in today's wjz health watch if you sometimes feel like your children are going to send you to an early graze the reverse is true. parents live longer than childless couples live. parents have healthier behaviors than people without children. >>> be sure to check in today at 4:00 5:00 and 6:00. we'll have reaction from iowa where police make a discovery in the search for two miss cousins. join us for these stories and all the day's breaking news today at 4:00 right after dr. phil. >> and stay with us, the 5 day forecast is coming up next. >>> today we're in the mid 40s tomorrow 52. 61 55 on
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
down about 20 minutes ago. right now they've got the navy band that is on. and we're looking for the president. the president is on his own time. he's supposed to be here a little bit earlier and light the tree at 5:07. look up toward the white house now. you can actually see the motorcade right in front of the white house is still there. so the president and first lady, the first family not quite here yet. of course, they will be turning on the christmas tree when they get down here a little bit later. we're live in front of the white house on the ellipse. we're going to continue to be here through the rest of the evening. this is by far one of my favorite events of the year. this is now my third year down here. year number one was freezing cold. year number two was really cold. here we are at year number three, and it's just cold, and that's not bad. temperatures in the last couple of days in the 70s. on monday and tuesday. so right now, temperatures in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees, not bad out here right now. we're still waiting to see exactly what happens as far as
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
're gearing up for a huge weekend of football here at wusa. it starts saturday with the army-navy game at 3:00 p.m. we'll have a complete wrapup at 7:00 on "game on." >> just go get the wings, beer, soda and sit down and have a good weekend. then on sunday you can watch as the skins bring the ravens to tonight at fed ex fields. that is going to be a fantastic game. >>> when we come back, holiday shopping. >> we'll take a look at some food gifts from some local small businesses. our food blogger will be back with us in just a bit. >>> i'm meteorologist olga breese. starting off with cloudy skies. maybe a peek of sunshine this afternoon but expect scattered showers throughout the day. temperatures only making the middle range 50s. >>> an accident being cleared up from the intersection of seven locks road and montrose road in rockville. expect to follow just a bit of police direction through the area. not much delay getting by. i'll have more traffic coming up in a few minutes at 6:18. andrea, back to you. >> thank you, monika. >>> she's made no secret of her support for president obama. now m
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
it off on television. the u.s. navy denies it. martha raddatz has the latest on the tit for tat. >>> december heat wave. record-breaking temperatures, now sending the eastern half of the country back to the beach, as a brand-new storm is on track to wallop the west with heavy rain. areas already flooded this week, right in its path. >>> and caught on tape. the astonishing video from a routine traffic stop. watch this shocking surprise for police, as they surround a suspicious vehicle, revealing a young kidnap victim taken from his job. how did police find him just in the nick of time? >>> and little rain out in times square. good morning, everyone. hi to robin at home. great to have elizabeth vargas right here. and there is lara, standing by in london with all the latest on the big baby news. we have a lot to go to on that. >>> also at home, new developments in the tax showdown in washington. a deal has to get done by january 1st or everyone's taxes will go up. we'll talk about what it will take to get negotiations back on track. >> republicans had their proposal yesterday. we'l
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 12:00am EST
that are off now the brooklyn navy yard two prison ships had something at 11,000 people that died on them. again they are not the people who you would necessarily build a giant memorial singularly. those prison ships, washington protests them all through the war. the people on the ships, they were not being fed and they were dying on the ships. if you were an officer or you had some money, but if you are neither of those things, then you died on them. the thing is, after the war, even 27% died on them. more people died on prison ships than died in all the battles but after the war nobody does anything about these prison ships filled with bones. they are still riding the ferry to manhattan and saying hey i can see these ruins out here and all of these bones are on there. wittman is writing editorials in the 18 30s and 40s saying that we have to do something about this. we have made a memorial for general washington all the beautiful statues on wall street but nobody has done anything for the people of the general washington to donate big business funds and of course on the ships there is n
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
of football. earl-navy saturday at rg 3:00 followed by the game at 7:00. redskins-ravens kickoff at 1:00 right here after the game for a post-game show from 5:00 to 6:00 and game on overtime wraps up at 11:55. >>> bargain and compromise, it's the cornerstone of every negotiation but eight in short supply in new york right now where the nhl is trying to figure out a way to play. there was momentum over the weekend. now it is gone. players and owners worked into the wee hours of the night the last couple of days. no resolution. now yesterday there was a rumor that a deal might be imminent but listen to the sides. that rumor categorically false. >> the characterization that i've just heard transmitted to us that we were close, that reminds me of the last time the union said we were close and we were a billion dollars apart. >> it looks like this is not going to be resolved in the immediate future. i hope that turns out to be wrong, but that's certainly what the message is that we have today. >> that is not good. that's a quick look at sports. have a great friday, everybody. >>> there's virtually
NBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
. a massive search led to the bicycles and a purse. authorities arrested a navy veteran and charged him with attempted espionage. robert hoffman tried to give a classified information on how to track u.s. submarines to people he thought were representatives of the russian federation. >> this is the seven first anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. there'll be a parade later today. in new york, survivors will commemorate the anniversary. there will be a similar ceremony at the inner harbor in ltimore on the last surviving vessel to witness the attack. >> 5:10. is all of your shopping done? >> after you by the fancy electronics, there is another major decision you have to make. major decision you have to make. >> there is an accident at watcha having? first i will have the shire skillet. next i shall procure some hobbit holes with a side of the pumpkin pancakes. that ought to hold me till second breakfast. eat like a hobbit. only at denny's. and see "the hobbit: an unexpected journey." >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking o
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:30am EST
effect another local hospital. >> navy prepares for the clash of the titans inside a pep rally. >> more news first warning weather and your first traffic >>> we're coming up on 5:00 on this thursday morning. there's a lovely half-moon over head. again, if you parked outside last night you're going to find frost back on your car this morning.
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am EST
levels since the navy seals killed osama bin laden in may of 2011. up by points book -- from last month's election. also finds 42% say the country is on the right track. coming up, the inspiration doggie door bell. still ahead, frightening aments on >> good boy. that dog learns quickly. a veteran in oregon created what a doggie door bell. his dogsred of when heng the door out or come back in. about a year of testing with a portable doorbell to be insider outside. the dog seemed to love it. successful heso working on a version of cats. i just was the dog could let himself back in. he trainer how long it.dog to use dog could use one of those. thes take a look at weather. with that.ui jeras >> happy friday. i should get one of the lettings as opposed to my dogs scratching the door when he wants to go outside. you will need the umbrella of it -- you hardly need the umbrella but there areg spottyburke, falls church, an alexandria on eastward. have widely scattered showers even in martinsburg where it raining a little bit than the metro, only a trace of rain. our temperatures are nice and our
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
gets started saturday, the army/navy game 3:00. we've got a complete wrapup at 7:00 on game on and then sunday the big one. you can watch the skins welcoming the ravens to fedex. that will be followed by a special game on presentation. which brings us now to the team band. both teams have one, but the ravens don't really have much of a fight song and we were reminded today by pulitzer prize winning journalist george lardner that the skins almost didn't have one either because back in 1959 the man that aimed to bring the cowboys to dallas bought the rights to hail to the redskins right out from under our team and said he'd only give the song back if then redskins owner preston george marshall would lift his veto on nfl expansion to dallas and thus, the cowboys were born and we got the fight song back. lardner calls it legal extortion. >> yes, it was perfectly legal. >> reporter: it's just business. >> yeah. they bought the rights. they had the rights and they threatened to get an injunction if the redskins tried to play that song again. ♪ hail to the redskins ♪ . >> the
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am EST
to be this weekend. right here on wusa. it all starts on saturday. army-navy game at 3:00. we'll have a complete wrapup at 7:00. game on. then this sunday you can watch the skins welcome the ravens to fed ex field. very important game. playoff implications there. it will be followed by a special game after that. putle dear prize winner journalist george lardner reminded us that the skins fight song nearly didn't happen. in 1959 the men who aimed at bringing the dallas cowboys to dallas, the cowboys to dallas, bought the rights of hail to the redskins out from under the team. and he said he would only give the song back if redskins owner george preston marshall would lift his veto on n.f.l. expansion to dallas. thus the cowboys were born and they were in dallas and d.c. got the song back. lardner calls it basically legal extortion. >> yes, it was perfectly legal. >> reporter: it's just business. >> yes. they bought the rights. they had the rights. they threatened to gettage -- get an injunction if the redskins played that song again. >> imagine if it was not happening. rights to the song came bac
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00am EST
. maziel beat out mantei te'o and collin klein. >> i'm not an aggie but you have to give it to him. navy and army squared off in philly for commander in chief trophy. army had a chance to win but they fumbled the ball with just a minute left. navy wins the annual match-up
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
. if the obama girls are happy, the parents are happy and we're all happy. this year it's the navy band and the different branches rotate. >> yes, they do. that's an essential feature . one of the military bands. and this year it is the navy band and they are terrific. wonderful compositions are playing. >> i want to know who gets these front row seats. >> well, first of all, the show is free and the tickets are distributed by a lottery. the 21,000 people are paying nothing to be here. got in through the ticket lottery. this is a show for washingtonians. and for those who didn't get into the lottery, they can watch the show at 4:30 tonight. >> for the people who do have the tickets, there's no specific seating? >> we have sections. so depending where they were. there's sections but that's just to control the flow in here. a lot of people in here quickly and lock the site down for security reasons. >> i know the stars are coming and the band is on stage and the president and the first family is coming. the big question is is the big big guy coming. the one in the big red suit. >> the one
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
of the navy's players will be wearing saturday with their game against army. and how the ravens plan to slow down robert griffin iii in the battle of the beltways. for these stories and more, read tomorrow's baltimore sun. and remember to look for the updated -- updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. >>> there are estimates that 100,000 americans each year lose their ability to speak, oftentimes after a stroke. long-term treatment is often expensive and not covered by insurance. but in today's healthwatch, mike schuh reports, a free center in baltimore is changing lives. >>> a stroke, a decade ago, left howard schneider, struggling with aphasia. >> i was really wishing that there was a place where stroke survivors who had aphasia could go. >> reporter: judy howard learned his mind was fine. but the pathway to speech is gone. >> the thoughts are there. they just can't get them out. >> exactly. they're trapped. they're trapped. >> reporter: they started this aphasia center to help. >> massachusetts. >> reporter: as therapy usually
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
it yourself spaces for artists around baltimore. >>> the significance behind patches some of the navy players will be wearing saturday in their game against army. >>> and how the ravens plan to slow down rookie quarterback standout robert griffin iii in the beltway battle. for these stories and more, remember to look for the forecast, in wjz's first warning weather team. >>> kate middleton is out of the hospital, where doctors had been treating her for severe morning sickness. monica villamizar reports with the latest from london. >> reporter: the duchess of cambridge smiled, as she made her first public appearance since the royal family announced she is pregnant. she and her husband, prince william, left the london hospital, where kate spent three nights for severe morning sickness. if the duchess was still feeling symptoms, she didn't show it. she told the press she was doing much better. kate was bundled up to guard against the cold and to protect the royal bundle of joy. >> it's a great end to a great year. so i think everybody in the uk will
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
, the u.s. navy has started to move several ships in the western pacific and the commander of american troops in japan says that the situation is very dangerous. north korea plans to launch the missile between december 10th and 22nd. a similar launch in april failed shortly after liftoff. >>> this could be a revealing day in court case of an army private accused of giving classified documents to the website wikileaks. quantico's brig commander is expected to testify today. yesterday a top correctional officer at the marine corps base said bradley manning was kept on suicide watch for a week. the officer said the brig commander did not follow a psychiatrist's recommendation to take manning off suicide watch. it is questioned if manning's case should be dismissed due to excessive punishment while he was con find. >>> the decision in a local courtroom that could change what you write online. >>> plus, the silver line changes being announced today, how it could affect your ride. >> also a major company wants to track your every move and you might actually like it. >>> plus, breaking news o
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
a very distinguished 43-year career in the united states navy including service as chief of naval operations. wile serving in the -- while serving in the navy, he also managed to obtain advanced management training at the harvard business school. few have the combination of practical military experience and sharp budgeting and management knowledge that admiral mullen possesses. respect for mike mullen is a major reason so many distinguished individuals chose to join this coalition, and it's now my pleasure to add -- to introduce admiral mike mullen. here he is. [applause] >> thanks, pete. and thanks for your leadership on this project which, as you said, goes back decades. and i really do appreciate all of you coming here today at what is a truly critical juncture for our nation in terms of our national security. our economic viability and our continuing leadership role overseas. it was in response to a reporter's routine question more than two years ago he first raised these concerns. he asked me what's the greatest threat to the united states' national security. as chairman of t
PBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:30pm PST
% of the city's economy is tied to defense spending. and in response to sea level rise, the navy has been replacing 14 piers at a cost of $35 million to $40 million apiece. >> sea level here is coming up for lots of reasons. there is no reason for it to go down. it just keeps coming up. >> reporter: larry atkinson heads the climate change and sea level rise institute at old dominion university. >> there is anecdotal evidence and there is real evidence that we have from the tide gauges we have. we can measure this. the science is simple. >> reporter: atkinson is part of a team of scientists the state of virginia has hired to study flooding. an early draft of the bill in the state assembly that funded the study drew criticism from some conservatives. the virginia tea party described the study on its website as: "more wasted tax dollars for more ridiculous studies designed to separate us from our money and control all land and water use." the final bill avoided the phrases sea level rise and climate change and won overwhelming bipartisan support this year. >> some people have tried to spin i
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm PST
mediterranean, closer and closer towards syria? >> you know, not at the moment. for now, the u.s. navy and the air force, in fact, maintain a number of aircraft around the mediterranean, and as you well know, of course, in the persian gulf. there are also u.s. war ships in the region regularly that can launch tomahawk missiles that are guided precisely to targets anywhere they're programmed to go, so if this became an extremist situation, the fire power is on hand. the military's updating the options, ready to give them to the president if he asks for them, wolf. >> barbara starr, thank you. and arwa joins us from syria. we know the u.s. updated plans if president assad uses chemical weapons. are the syrians, folks you talk to in northern syria, civilians, the rebels, are they ready for some sort of potential chemical strike? >> reporter: no, put quite simply, they are not. there's nothing that the population can do to defend itself. this is a population that has struggled at best to even try to defend itself against the bullets, artillery, bombs. when it comes to a chemical weapon, th
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
, 928, 929, 30, and 31. and all nominations be placed on the secretary's desk in the army and navy, that the nominations be confirmed en bloc, the motion to reconsider be laid on the table, with no intervening action or debate, no further motions be in order to any of the nominations, that any related statements be printed in the record, that the president be immediately notified of the senate's action, and the senate then resume legislative session. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. brown: i understand there is a bill at the death i ask for its first reading. the presiding officer: the clerk will read the title for the first time. the clerk: h.r. 6429, an act to amend the immigration and nationality act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the united states to eliminate the diversity immigrant program and for other purposes. mr. brown: i ask for its second reading in order to place the bill on the calendar. i object to my own q. the presiding officer: objection having been heard, the bill will be read for a second time on the next legislative day. mr. bro
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:30am EST
. >> at think that to prison ships better off what is now the brooklyn navy yard, to prison ships have something like 11,000, it's an estimate. people bynum. and again, that points. they're not the people who you would necessarily build a giant memorial for singularly. but, yes, those prison ships, washington protested the malta the war. people on the ships were not being fed, barely being fed to my dying and the ships. and if you got off, if you were an officer or if you had some money, but if you were neither of those things you died on them. and after the war even, you know, 47% unease. >> well, more people died in prison ships than all the battles. but after the work noted does anything about these prison ships. and people write in the ferry to manhattan. hey, i can see these folks out there, hoping runs. all of these bones are on a. and woodman is writing in the 1830's, 40's. we have to do something about this. we have made a memorial for general washington and all the business. by a beautiful statue down on wall street, but no one has done anything for the people who are not general washin
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
team, as one joint facility, army, navy, air force you have become one of the best medical teams in the world. and they raising expectations, by making clear there's always hope, that good things can have been made dancing training command by increasing responsibility, our corpsman, our medics are now capable of delivering life-saving medical care right there in the battlefield. this is the new standard of medical care and i'm very proud to say that it is the most advanced in the world. a real revolution has taken place in battlefield medicine. it's truly been a revolution and in our ability to care for the most serious combat injuries, we have also seen a higher survival rate can result in a new set of complex injuries when our soldiers return home and you're responding to the challenge as well. here at the center of healing, the center of miracles, you have treated diseases that we've never seen before on our soil. he performed life-saving surgeries that are the first of their kind and you've developed the most advanced aesthetics in the world. it's thanks to your extraordinary
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Dec 4, 2012 7:00am EST
.s. navy says all aircraft were accounted for. reuters is reporting that new jersey governor chris christie in a letter to the federal emergency management administration is asking for a reimbursement of 100% of the costs of hurricane sandy. fema generally reimburses states for 75% of repair costs. at 10:00 a.m. eastern time, the house transportation committee will need to hear testimony from fema administrator craig fugate. those are the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> we have had these explosions of knowledge in madison, but we have not coordinated care, and all of these services and adding so many cracks that they are as harmful as the diseases that we are treating. you have to step back and ask, are we hurting people overall? on a global level, what are we doing sometimes? now, we have these reports saying that 30% of everything we do might not be necessary in health care? 30% of the medications, the procedures? this is something that i think is really being called out as a problem. this function in the u.s. health-care industry, dr. marty makary on what health care companies will
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
.5 million. we've good an admiral for almost every ship in the navy right now. we've had this crete in terms of rank. there's all sorts of money to be saved in the pentagon that will have no effect whatsoever on our defensive posture or our capability. >> but steve, i'm curious, though. what is the difference, in your opinion, between raising the top marginal rate and closing some loopholes? if you get $1.2 trillion in revenue, why does it matter so much more to the president that you do it by raising the top rate when the super wealthy, as we've described on the show, aren't going to be paying higher taxes? >> the issue is, joe, it's a question of whether it's going to be $800 billion or $1.2 trillion or somewhere in between. if the number ends up being $1.2 trillion, and we'll see where it comes out, it's hard to do it just with deductions. you end up limiting deductions so much that you cut into charities. you cut into state and local governments. you cut into a whole bunch of home mortgage. >> what about the buffett proposal? >> the buffett proposal is a great idea. the buffett proposal
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